SHAC News

Census 2021

The 2021 census is taking place on 21st March. The census benefits everyone, it allows local authorities to plan for services such as transport links, hospitals and schools and it is essential that everyone in all parts of the community takes part and we would like to ensure that the older residents of Surrey Heath […] Read Full Story

Cups Of Joy From Imartges

  Here is a unique gift for coffee and chocolate lovers at the Rainbow Cafe from Tim North, owner of Imartges and talented local photographer and graphic artist . Tim has designed these unique coffee mugs in readiness to celebrate the opening of the cafe when the Covid lockdowns are eased! Such a positive attitude […] Read Full Story

Novacyt Christmas Hamper

We were delighted to be presented with a Christmas hamper on the 14th December by Novacyt to acknowledge and celebrate the work that we are doing at SHAC to improve lives of the elderly in our local community. Read Full Story

SHAC Launches New Website

If you are reading this, then hopefully you will have noticed our new website, the new site is a completely re-worked version of our old site.  The new site features a sleek and modern appearance, designed to launch SHAC into the modern post COVID-19 era. Features of our new website include: Expanded and redesigned Befriending […] Read Full Story

Christmas Presents

With our Christmas party for volunteers and friends cancelled SHAC’s office team and Trustees were busy delivering and preparing Christmas gifts for our fantastic volunteers and elderly clients, throughout the borough of Surrey Heath. Everyone had a festive knock on the door so no one felt forgotten! The office team, Tracy and Angela wrapped and […] Read Full Story

Thank You Alcon Eyecare

Surrey Heath Age Concern CIO was proud to be selected by Alcon Eyecare UK Ltd as part of their Corporate Giving volunteer activity programme this year. Dozens of volunteers at Alcon wrote cards and letters to our Befriendees during Befriending Week. The letters included drawings and well wishes which we hope brought a smile to […] Read Full Story

Radio SHAC

  Surrey Heath Age Concern Vice Chair Charles Barbor was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Surrey.  Charles took the opportunity to promote our Visiting and Befriending Service.  Anyone that missed the interview, or would like to listen again can do so here.  Our elderly, lonely, isolated and vulnerable folks need you!     Read Full Story

Who Put The Rainbow In SHAC?

The SHAC Rainbow is an instantly recognisable logo that we all know and love, but have you ever wondered where the idea actually came from? This fascinating podcast, dating from back in June 2013 reveals all. https://audioboom.com/posts/1462654-surrey-heath-age-concern-ian-jeanette-graham Read Full Story

Do Your Knit

Are you looking for a fun activity to do during the current lock down?  Would you like to help prematurely born babies?  Can you knit? If the answer to these questions if yes, then you may like to help with the latest appeal from The Sun newspaper. Read Full Story

Remembrance Day

At The Rainbow Cafe we are commemorating this years Remembrance Day with a very special window display. Read Full Story

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